Some initial postmark numbers from a dual-PIII+ATA, 4.x and 6.x

Arne Wörner arne_woerner at
Thu Feb 3 17:41:45 PST 2005


I found a parameter in my comparison between
   time sh -c "dd if=/dev/zero of=a bs=64k count=1000; fsync a"
on R5.1 and R5.3, that was not the same: hw.ata.wc :-))

But I still see 7.9e6bytes/sec on R5.1 and 5.0e6bytes/sec on R5.3,
which is clearly differnt (R5.1 is 58% faster in this test than

Sorry for my bad test, I published here earlier (but the tendence
was the same)...


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